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Nueva extensión de reinscripción para el TPS de Honduras

Nueva extensión TPS Honduras 2016

El Gobierno de Estados Unidos ha prolongado el período de reinscripción al TPS sin fecha límite*. La nueva extensión permitirá a los hondureños que no se han inscrito, otra oportunidad para que se acojan a ese mecanismo.

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DWI Offenses in North Carolina

NC Police DWI/DUI checkpoints

DWI convictions will lead to suspension of your driver’s license and a permanent criminal record. Our attorney will fights to keep your driving privileges. Velasquez & Associates has extensive experience fighting drunk driving charges in North Carolina.

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NBA Moves All Star Game due to Anti-LGBT North Carolina Law

The NBA has decided to move next year’s All-Star basketball game from the city of Charlotte, NC because of an anti-LGBT law recently passed in that state.

Big news in sports and civil rights. The NBA takes a stand against NC’s anti-LGBT law. The US’ National Basketball Association has decided to move next year’s All-Star basketball game from the city of Charlotte, NC due to the anti-LGBT

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Durham teen detained by immigration officials gets new hearing

Wildin Acosta - Teenager facing deportation - Durham

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – The Durham County teenager who was taken into Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody earlier this year for being an illegal immigrant will get a new hearing. By AJ Janavel Wildin Acosta, 19, was picked up by

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What kind of powers does the police have on the roads and highways?

You should always protect your best interest and your privacy!

Raleigh- While driving on the roads or the state highways, be very careful. The police could pull you over if they suspect that you have committed an offense, such as driving without a license or speeding. If you are pulled over and the police officer thinks there is a high possibility of any illegal or criminal activity related to you or your vehicle, you could be detained and arrested. For example, if the officer suspects you ate driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, she could ask questions and ask you to take to tests to determined if you are intoxicated or not. In addition, this could lead to probable cause to go ahead and do a search on your car.

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Low-Priority Immigrants Still Threatend by Deportation

The arrests caused panic in immigrant communities in Durham. Teachers, lawmakers and community leaders mobilized to protest.

After Thursday’s Supreme Court decision, The New York Times draws attention to the situation of many immigrants facing deportation; Including the case of Wildin Acosta who was arrested in an operation in late January. Deportation keeps threatening immigrant families across

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Attorney Ricardo Velasquez commenting on DACA/DAPA

Ricardo Velasquez from the Law Firm Velasquez and Associates making some remarks about the latest Supreme Court ruling on DACA and DAPA

Over the weekend, Attorney Ricardo Velasquez talked about the Supreme Court’s ruling on DACA and DAPA and how it affects the Latino community in the U.S. Immigration Attorney Ricardo Velasquez commenting on DACA :: WRAL.com Ricardo Velasquez discusses the impact

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Latest Supreme Court Decision on DACA

La Corte Suprema de Justicia tenia la opción de reafirmar o anular la decisión de la corte de Texas de suspender DACA, pero debido al empate en la votación, el programa DACA sigue suspendido.

The Supreme Court Ruling on DACA On Thursday June 23, the Supreme Court of the United States, unveiled the decision on the case of the Executive Action granted by the President Barack Obama. Millions of people were waiting for this

Posted in Acción Diferida, DACA

Our hearts are with Orlando

Regardless of race, religion, faith or sexual orientation, we’re all Americans, and we need to be looking after each other and protecting each other at all times in the face of this kind of terrible act. At Velasquez and Associates we want to express our sincere support to all the families affected by this tragic act.

At Velasquez and Associates we want to express our sincere support to all the families affected by this tragic incident.

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USCIS Proposes Increase in Filing Fees

Subirán los costos de las solicitudes de inmigración

Proposed rule seeks to increase immigration filling fees On May 4, 2016 the Department of Homeland Security proposed a rule seeking to raise filing fees for most types of immigration filings. According to the regulation, fees for some of the

Posted in Servicio de Ciudadanía e Inmigración de EE.UU. - USCIS
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